Due to the COVID-19 pandemic graduation ceremonies for Scott County School District seniors have been scheduled for four nights next week. As previously reported Forest High seniors graduated in one-by-one ceremonies earlier this month.
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The following individuals were taken in to custody and booked in to the docket at the Scott County Jail between April 17 and May 14, 2020. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Elvin Hammons, Jr, age 90, a resident of Forest, died Thursday, May 21, 2020 following an extended illness.
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When he was senior in high school, a friend of mine’s son and some of his buddies decided to go camping one weekend. This was more than 20 years ago at least. In the middle of the night the boys got hungry and drove up to an isolated country store to buy some peanuts from a vending machine on the front porch.
With in-person meetings on hold for now due to COVID-19, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) continues to offer online litter prevention programs for children and families.
Ed Girling, who retired as director of bands at East Central Community College following the spring 2020 semester, was named 2020 Alumnus of the Year by the Delta State University Department of Music.
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Announcements: Events scheduled for Excel Community and Learning Center; Rummage Sale June 4th and 5th doors will open at 8:30, no children under 16. Sanitizer will be provided, wear mask, limited to 10 people at a time.